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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face="Doulos SIL"><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Doulos SIL";color:navy'>The SWF doesn’t,
unfortunately, go by the attested spellings, but rather assumes a context
conditioned variation of [ð] and [θ] in unstressed syllables where etymologically
/ð/ is expected, i.e. British /d/ or intervocalic /j/. As far as I can recall
this was an AHG decision and it is mentioned in the final specification.  <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face="Doulos SIL"><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Doulos SIL";color:navy'>Dan<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Doulos SIL";color:navy'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 color=navy face="Doulos SIL"><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Doulos SIL";color:navy;
font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2 color=navy
face="Doulos SIL"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Doulos SIL";
color:navy'> nicholas williams<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Monday, February 02, 2009
5:24 PM<br>
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</span></font><font size=2 color=navy face="Doulos SIL"><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Doulos SIL";color:navy'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>In a phonemic
spelling they would be written in the same way.</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>Incidentally George
himself pronounces the Cornish word for 'lord'</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>with a short
unstressed [U] and a voiceless final segment, </span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>i.e. exactly as does
KS with its <arlùth>.  I suspect that most</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>speakers (of
whatever school) have a voiceless th in this word.</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>Moreover Lhuyd
spells the spoken Cornish form as <arleth> with a</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>voiceless final.</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>Why then does the
SWF</span></font></span><span lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>write <arludh>
with a voiced final?</span></font></span><span lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 face=Baskerville><span
lang=EN-GB style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Baskerville'>Nicholas</span></font></span><span
lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span lang=EN-GB
style='font-size:12.0pt'>On 2 Feb 2009, at 15:15, Daniel Prohaska wrote:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='font-size:12.0pt'><br>
<br>
<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span class=apple-style-span><font size=1 color=navy
face="Doulos SIL"><span lang=EN-GB style='font-size:6.5pt;font-family:"Doulos SIL";
color:navy'><span style='orphans: 2;text-align:auto;widows: 2;-webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 0px;
-webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 0px;-webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: none;
-webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;-webkit-text-stroke-width: 0;word-spacing:0px'>Ken
George even says that unstressed KK <i>, <y> and <u> are
pronounced the same.</span></span></font></span><span lang=EN-GB><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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